One day, 9am-5.30pm
This programme aims to provide people working in the hospitality industry with education in the art of making and serving coffee.
First two days: 9am-5pm. Day three: 8am-1.30pm
This course gives students an appreciation of coffee. The course includes the history and evolution of coffee and espresso technology for today's café society. This course is targeted towards those interested in the barista field, plus those currently within the industry who wish to upskill.
One year full time.Preference will be given to full time students. Part time study will be available if space permits.
The Diploma in Beauty Therapy will provide students with the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of treatments at a professional level within the commercial environment.
These treatments include manicure, pedicure services, depilatory wax service, facial treatments, make up, electrology, facial electrics and massage.
Graduates of the Diploma in Beauty Therapy will be able to consult with a client, establish the needs of the client on the basis of consultation, conduct the prescribed treatment and service in the area of expertise in a professional manner, and maintain communication with the client.
This is an ITEC diploma programme. ITEC is an international examinations board and qualifications are recognised world wide. For more information go to www.itecworld.co.uk
Available full-time or part-time
A general business qualification endorsed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the New Zealand Diploma in Business provides an excellent grounding in business skills. You will benefit from applied theory and practice that is relevant to today's business world. This diploma is highly valued by employers.
Students advancing to the Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting may gain membership to the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Many students combine employment or other options with part time study, taking one or two papers each semester.
Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time.
Members of the College of Accounting Technicians provide paraprofessional accounting services. This includes active involvement in middle level accounting work, assisting an accountant, office management and administration management.
To become a member you must gain a recognised academic qualification, recognised practical experience and pass a professional competency examination.
The New Zealand Diploma in Business with an accounting major is the basis of the Accounting Technician's qualification - recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA). The equivalent two years full time relevant work experience is required. The second years work experience must be under the guidance of a mentor and can only be counted once you have met the educational requirements. Once admitted as a member of the Accounting Technician's College, continuing professional development of 20 hours per year is necessary.
Two years full time. Part time study is also available.
Can you see yourself as a manager of your own successful tourism business? This diploma will help you get there by providing you with the skills and knowledge for the hotel and tourism industry, and preparing you for employment in positions within New Zealand and internationally. The programme has a strong focus on management practices in the hotel and tourism industries, and on the skills needed for lifelong learning in a changing global business environment. The programme aims to develop dedicated professionals and to equip them with a qualification that is highly regarded by employers and the community.
Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time.
This qualification is aimed at those who work in the "people" side of business, either through the personnel function, employment relations or the wider area of human resource management.
Southern Institute of Technology has selected six compulsory papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business programme and other business programmes to provide an integrated course of study which offers the range of skills necessary for someone working in this demanding field. This qualification can be considered on its own or as part of a more general programme such as the New Zealand Diploma in Business.
One year full time
Students will learn how to work with information systems to meet prescribed specifications and needs within an organisational context. They will study information systems support, including selecting and configuring operating systems, networks and software components of an organisation's information system.
This programme will provide students with professional skills in information technology. Graduates will learn how to construct data bases for business inventories, propose and develop information systems, design and test software applications within a variety of businesses.
Two days. Day one: 9am-6pm. Day two: 9am-1pm.
This programme provides theory based units. It is designed to assess the knowledge of people studying in this area who are responsible for liquor sales and service in the hospitality industry, and also for those requiring the knowledge and implications of the terms and conditions of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 and the Sale of Liquor Amendment Act 1999.
It also helps people to be able to demonstrate knowledge of alcohol and intoxication, and the responsibilities and requirements for alcohol service in a licensed commercial environment.
The aim is to qualify people as line managers, supervisors, section, departmental or branch managers. NZIM has selected a range of papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business to make up the Diploma in Management. You need to do four compulsory and choose two optional papers to complete this qualification. These papers are taken from the basket of papers available for the New Zealand Diploma in Business as approved by NZQA. This means that students can gain certification in the NZIM Diploma in Management while they study towards the New Zealand Diploma in Business, but must ensure that they satisfy all course and individual paper prerequisites to gain certification in both qualifications. NZIM charges a fee to register each paper.
19 weeks part-time
With massage therapies experiencing increasing popularity world wide, SIT's Certificate in Massage (Relaxation Massage) is designed to provide skills and theoretical knowledge particularly for relaxation and basic sports massage.This programme recognises the core knowledge and skills required to work as an assistant in professional practice in massage, and qualifies students to enter the Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage (Invercargill campus).
36 weeks full time
This programme aims to produce graduates who understand and are able to apply the key components of exercise and fitness, and demonstrate knowledge of national and local needs in the area of fitness and health. Students will learn to work professionally with all clients, showing sensitivity to their individual needs. Graduates will have a strong scientific understanding of fitness and will be able to apply this knowledge and manage themselves within the context of the fitness industry, with an awareness of the issues relating to managing people and facilities.
Duration: 19 weeks (includes two weeks recess)
This is a Blended Delivery programme, so students will do study both on line and through a series of workshops. Workshops will be held at the SIT Queenstown campus (Remarkables Park) and will run for 8 hours per day, plus an hour for lunch. The workshops will allow students the opportunity to complete some assessment work in class.
Each programme stands alone and is two hours in length.
Short, sharp courses designed for current computer users with prior knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Internet Explorer (for web browsing) or MS Outlook (for emailing) wishing to add to their skills.
10 weeks (plus one week break for Easter)
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